"DHH continues to work with LSU as it pursues a successful a partnership for E.A. Conway. Several parties are interested, and LSU is working to ensure it selects the best partner to fit the community's needs, as well as preserve patient services and graduate medical education. DHH is confident that a partnership will be finalized within the designated timeline."
Talks between EA Conway and St. Francis Medical Center, that would have led to St. Francis taking over operations at EA Conway have broken down.
Right now in Governor Jindal's proposed budget, EA Conway is on only funded for the first three months of the upcoming fiscal year.
The Governor's office is hoping for a private hospital system will take over operations at EA Conway similar to other formerly state run hospitals.
We're attempting to get additional information on this developing story from officials at St. Francis Medical Center and Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals.